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CBS
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
approaching vasco road. mass transit on time. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> american airlines and u.s. airways just announced plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the largest airline in the world. it will combine the american look and old name with american in bankruptcy, up to a federal judge to decide if the deal will be a good one for its creditors. if the deal flies, the world's four biggest airlines would control nearly 70% of all air traffic. experts say ticket prices could take off as a result. >> even though people say that, you know, this particular merger of u.s. airways and american articles isn't going to raise ticket prices, i don't believe that one bit. >> the two airlines have been in negotiations since august. >>> this morning, passengers being towed to port on that disabled cruise ship are counting the hours until they finally arrive back on solid ground. the carnival triumph is being tugged across the gulf of mexico. live pictures, this is off mobile, alabama where i'm sure people can't wait to get off that ship.
KRON
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
a handful of clients. >> facebook and the bank says nothing about its process was illegal. >> u.s. airways and american airlines seal the $11 billion deal to create the world's largest airline. the new carrier will keep the american airlines name. it will run by u.s. airways ceo of douglas parker. while american airlines ceo tom horton will become chairman. the deal has been in the works and all the creditors forced american airlines to consider a merger. the merger of american u.s. airways will be slightly bigger the united airlines and it reduces the number of major u.s. airlines to 4. >> this year, gross cost of launching a cookie finder app to help connect scout cookie mongering customers. the app allows users to find out when and where a local group is having a sale, and then create calendars marking down upcoming cookie sales. >> if there are no both sales nearby, users can enter the contact information and ask to be contacted by their local scout with further details. >> users can share their findings with friends of facebook followers on twitter. >> still ahead explosive devices in
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
the fire on the carnival cruise ship triumph. yesterday, the u.s. coast guard said the fire started in front of a generator in the main engine crime. that fire left the cruise liner without power for five days with 4200 people on board. investigators say it could take up to a year to determine what exactly caused the fire. despite that initial report from the coast guard, congress says it still wants answers into the cruise ship disaster. hours after the triumph was towed to alabama, senator jay rockefeller september a letter to the -- sent a letter to the coast guard, demanding a review of the incident and similar incidents in the last six years. the senator says there might be a larger safety issue that needs to be reviewed involving large passenger vehicles. >>> and when congress returns next week, they will only have four days for the sequester. coming up, the automatic budget cuts here for california. >>> why facebook's tax bill is zero. in fact, the social media giant will get a huge refund. >>> and what russian scientists are finding after friday's meteor explosion and the ne
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 4:30am PST
-girlfriend. >>> 4:47 now. u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in england today kicking off his first overseas trypsins taking the job. his talks with the bridge prime minister david camera are expecting to focus on syria and iran. later he will see the foreign secretary before flying to germany for meetings in berlin. the 11 day trip will take him to nine european countries. >>> hamid karzai ordered u.s. special forces out of war dack an important province in the eastern part of the country stemming from allegations that afghans working with u.s. troops will be abusing afghan citizens. so far though nato has found no evidence of misconduct by american special forces. >>> in cuba raoul castro accepted a new term but says it will be the last term. 81-year-old castro announced yesterday he will step down from power in cuba in 2018. he named miguel diaz kannell add his lieutenant and possible successor. he led cuba since 2006 when he replaced his brother fidel castro who ruled cuba since 1959. >>> the stalemate between president obama and congressional republi
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
a u.s. weapon caused the fireball. the resulting sonic boom caused $33 million in damage an injured 3300 people. >>> britton's environment says it depends too much on paperwork and officials were warned in 2011 that horse meet was ill liely entering the human chain. it is found in hamburgers and also school meals. they are bracing for automatic spending cuts. kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, workers could lose their job, kyla in. >> reporter: there are 170,000 workers in california and we have been hearing about those automatic government spending cuts and they put it on hold until march 1st and congress is on break all of this week and when they get back, it leaves four days to come up with a plan to keep them from going into effect. more than 2 million workers are waiting to see if they could lose their jobs. >> the republican house has already voted twice to replace the president's second quester with spending cuts, they saw them on real priorities. >> they are working to include both increased tax revenue and spending cuts, if this all goes into effect, i
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
person sees a u.s. connection. >>> we will tell you what is fueling the spike in gas prices. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning, thank you for joining us february 18th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather and traffic, i would like yesterday's weather to stay for a while. >> yes. >> we need rain. >> we do need rain . we will get some tomorrow but not a lot. >> today is that day in between where the low clouds are already pushing inland and temperatures will be on the cool side, here is sal. >>> we will have pretty good traffic today for most commutes and this is a look at 880 southbound, 6:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> 6:01 we are starting with developing news, a deadly chase in san jose. one person was killed after crashing a stolen car while trying to flee from police. alex savage is at the crash scene and you have new video of that crash scene, alex? >> yes, they have taken away that suv, it was a stolen suv, the 20-year-old driver was killed in this crash and he was on the run from san jose police late last night with two teenage passengers in
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> 6:10 on friday. the winds are nonexistent compared to yesterday. we will talk temperatures. we are running around 34 in napa and 38 in concord and san jose, and 36 in los gatos and half moon bay, and 39 in hayward, and san carlos and everyone else low-to-mid 40's. throughout the afternoon hours, how about upper 50's at the coast, maybe a few mid-50's like half moon bay and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. headed into tomorrow we will have temperatures on the decline and i will show you that in a second and a chance for sprinkles. sue? >> back to san jose update on the accident, the capital expressway involving a bus car ran a red light, hit the bus, more damage to the car than the bus but one person is injured and taken to the hospital but the intersectio
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
-based cyber asalt. the latest victims are u.s. media companies and social networking sites. in just the last month, apple, facebook twitter and three major u.s. newspapers have all reported cyber attacks. e-mail systems have been breached and personal data lost. to cyber spies intent on stealing valuable information. >> there's a lot of evidence that points back to china. >> reporter: kevin mandiant just issued a detailed report claiming most cyber attacks are carried out by teams inside the chinese military. is there proof that the chinese government is sponsoring these attacks? >> it would be hard to imagine in an enclosed society where they monitor internet use they don't notice thousands of attacks coming out of their architecture. >> reporter: mandiant identifies this military headquarters in shanghai as a base of cyber operations. china denies that but when cnn cameras approached the building security guards chased them away. >> drive away drive away, drive away. >> reporter: u.s. officials say cyber hackers each year are stealing $250 billion worth of u.s. trade
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am PST
of the conclave. roger mahony was strip of his duties last month at the largest catholic in the u.s. that was after documents show mahoney and other search officials hid accusations against child-molesting priests. >> mahoney is the flavor of the month. this case is very recent. but there may be others who also had some problems with the administration of sexual abuse cases in their diocese. >> the papal conclave is expected to meet sometime in march. 117 cardinals will have to agree on a two-thirds majority to elect the new pope. yesterday, mahoney posted a tweet indicating he will take part in the conclave. >>> and we're hearing that an american cardinal is considered one of the possible candidates for the new pope. shawn o'malley has been mentioned frequently in the italian press. there's never been an american pope. in fact, they've all been european. this time around, cardinals from africa and south are also being talked about -- south america are also being talked about as candidates. >>> jesse jackson, junior and his wife are expected to plead guilty to misusing campaigns. pr
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 5:00am PST
the chances the next pope could be an american. >> plus hack attack. how the u.s. government plans to strike back at online thieves. >> a massive volcano letting loose. where the spectacular show is taking place. presidents' day is over, but the savings go on at sleep train. through sunday, save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. plus, free delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. keep more presidents in your wallet. sleep train's presidents' day sale ends sunday. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ straight into the air like fireworks. the volcano started spewing >>> look at this. quite a sight in italy as mount aetna erupted sending lava into the air almost like fireworks in a way. the volcano started spewing yesterday morning from a southeast crater. it's one of the world's most active volcanos. the last eruption in the southeast crater was in april of last year. i
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
a pair of similar bank robberies today in two cities. first happened at 10:30 a.m. this morning at u.s. bank. the second happened 45 minutes later in santa rosa at a u.s. bank. in both case as man with a goatee handed the teller a note. the suspect matches the description for another robbery two weeks ago at a chase bank. >>> the golden state warriors are revising their proposal for a new arena. in the first one, part of the arena sticks out over the peers which doesn't leave enough room for a cruise ship. now they are including a birth in hopes of gaining backing. >> when the merger between american airlines and u.s. airways is completed it will mean that 4 carriers will control 34ths of the service -- 34ths of the -- 3/4 of the services. ktvu's top v has more. -- tom vacar has more. >> we will be building a future that all of us can, you know, can prosper from. >> it will have something else. >> american will have a monopoly on every route they fly. >> reporter: he says -- >> we are definitely going to be looking at higher fairs. >> i hope they don't go up. >> i think more competitio
FOX
Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
afghans working with u.s. troops are responsible for harassing, torturing and even killing civilians. now the president is ordering all out of one strategy province. he says all must be out of the province during two weeks. the scene is a gateway for the taliban to target kabul. >>> president raul castro announced he will step down as president in 2018. the announcement came after the 81-year-old accepted a new five- year term as president. castro tapped his top lieutenant as first in line for succession. castro also says he hopes to establish two-term limits and age caps for political officers. his brother, former president fidel castro, received a standing ovation today during the meeting. >>> in vietnam, at least ten people were killed after two explosions flattened a movie special effects warehouse and three nearby homes. a pyrotechnician was preparing fire and smoke effects for a local movie when the blast happened. rescue crews say they don't know if there are other victims under the rubble. >>> and in taiwan, a celebration of lanterns to mark the new year holiday. some were traditi
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
painted red white, and blue. his team sponsor was the u.s. postal service and, in the late 1990s, the agency could hardly believe its luck, that it had put its mo put its became arguably the greatest endurance athlete of all time. well, today color the postal service embarrassed. the u.s. justice department announced this afternoon that it will join a civil lawsuit that claims armstrong defrauded the federal government. here's bob orr. >> reporter: the lawsuit alleges lance armstrong broke his sponsorship contract with the u.s. postal service by using performance-enhancing drugs while winning multiple tour de france titles. the postal service paid at least $31 million to sponsor armstrong's cycling team, and now the justice department
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
to kidnap american tourists in the cusco, peru region. we're told the u.s. state department and u.s. embassy in lima are helping out with the search. reporting live, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> this morning two teenagers behind bars after a carjacking leads to a police pursuit and crash at a shopping center in union city. this started in fremont yesterday afternoon after police went after a stolen mercedes-benz. the chase ends at union city's union landing shopping center after the suspect hit a tree before slamming into six parked cars. the owner of one of those cars says he was inside the movie theater at the time and had no idea his car had been hit until later. >> the person that committed this crime, you know, by hijacking the gentleman's measur mercedes called this mess while we were just enjoying a sunday at the movies. >> one woman was inside her parked car when it was hit. she was taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> palo alto police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to rob another man at gunpoint. take a look at this sketch. they say around 8:30 friday night
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> well, remember when this ship came into port it was not only met by the u.s. public health service, the coast guard, their own officials, there may have been a few lawyers on the dock. there may be claims made for emotional distress from physical damage but the real challenge for the passengers in this case is to prove those damages. obviously their trip was interrupted, canceled. they didn't get what they wanted. carnival attempted to get ahead of this giving them basically a full refund of everything they did in terms of buying the cruise, full refund of everything they bought on the ship except for the gift shop and casino and just yesterday threw in an additional $500 and a free cruise going ahead. they're trying to do what they can but remember the sheer logistics of getting the ship back to the harbor and getting passengers home resulted in the shipping line chartering 50 or 60 buses, one of which broke down on the way to new orleans, so it was not a pleasant trip even after they got ashore. >> certainly adding insult to injury for a lot of passenger
FOX
Feb 24, 2013 7:00am PST
begins at 11:00 this morning at the university where they used to attend. >>> the u.s. state department is now involved in the search for two bay area residents who disappeared in peru. >> it's upsetting. and you know, it's about both of them. >> reporter: they both left the bay area in november for a bike trek through south america. the couple has chronicled their travels through facebook, but the photo is in status update stopped on january 25. last seen just one day later getting into a cab in lima. the sister is hopeful that the couple is okay, but fears that something may have happened to them. >> i hope that she is just having a blast. and they're doing what they went to do, you know? >> reporter: earlier this month they issued a warning to the american tourists about a potential kidnapping threat. the u.s. state department said that they have put out a poster of the missing couple. they have set up a reward fund. >>> john kerry begins his first overseas trip today as secretary of state. he'll visit nine countries in ten days. he'll also tour the middle east with stops in egypt an
KRON
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
is considering whether to urge the u.s. supreme court to overturn a state ban on gay marriage. it has until february 28th to intervene. california voters approved a ballot initiative in 2008. that overturned state supreme court decision allowing a marriage. 29 other states have constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. nine states and washington, d.c. recognize same-sex marriage. >> here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. we are looking a sunny skies for today a cold start especially in places in the north bay once again. we will be right back with more. the time now is 4:08. @÷ >> researchers are concerned about a fish that is turning into a new threat to the ecology of lake tahoe. >> biologist with the university of nevada-reno says they're fighting a growing number of giant goldfish in the lake. while officials have been working for years trying to keep the lake's water crystal clear, searchers said the discovery of gold fishes were is because they allot and excrete nutrients. those nutrients stimulates algae growth. some of the goldfish have even grow to 18 in.. it is not cl
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am PST
into negotiations over the nuclear program with the u.s. and other nations. abc's david muir has just arrived and joins us now from tehran. good morning, david. >> reporter: robin, just to hear your voice, a half a world away, enough to make us smile. the whole crew here, behind the camera, welcoming you back, even here in iran. and as you mentioned, robin, it's a critical moment here. we're inside this country because u.s. sanctions against this economy have crippled the economy here. and just days away, now, from iran returning to the negotiating table over its nuclear program. and as you point out, in a very rare move, they've allowed us in to report from the streets of tehran. this is a tenuous time here, just days before iran returns to the nuclear negotiating table with the u.s. and others, since talks collapsed eight months ago. this morning, as we drove through this city of 12 million, it is a city squeezed, not only by the traffic, but by the ever-tightening economic sanctions, led by the u.s. some of the cars clogging these streets, tripling in price. it's groceries, medicine, if yo
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am PST
attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi this past september. today, congress start as ten- day recess. >> i think that during the break, it's sufficient time to get any additional questions answered. i will vote in favor of this on the day we get back. >> reporter: and leon panetta still has to go to work for at least another week. he was set to retire. we'll hear from him when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> 7:15. some members of congress are starting to roll out their plans to avoid automatic budget cuts scheduled for the first of flex month. democrats -- next month. democrats of the house and senate have unveiled plans to close the budget gap. that would include $55 billion in new revenue from the wealthiest americans and biggest corporations. it also cuts more than $27 million from military spending and the same amount from farm subsidies. republicans say they will not act on any budget measures until the senate approves a budget plan. >>> today, the white house is expected to pass a bill that would extend a pay freeze for federal workers for
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
math skills to compare the cost of deportation versus the value young immigrants contribute as u.s. citizens. the campaign produced a clip to promote the dream act. the video ends with news that parker was just accepted into a master's program at yale. >> if the dream act doesn't pass by the time he graduates, he will no choice but to take a job where someone pays him under the table. >> which means the president of the berkeley math club will be doing some hard manual labor. >> the dream act would open the path to citizenship for park and 2 million other young people brought to the u.s. as kids. >>> go on a police ride-along from your own couch. still ahead at 6:00, the unique social media event happening right now in the bay area. also -- >> pets accidentally killed, lost, injured, all in the care of the airlines. an nbc bay area investigation, what happens when some animals are shipped in cargo. >>> and a warning for wine lovers. why the nice weather could cost you money. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. we are tracking some rare february he
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 5:00am PST
's cool news t. bay area may be in the running to host the 2024 summer olympic games. the u.s. olympic committee sent letters to mayors of cities including san francisco, san jose and sacrament to gauge interest in a potential bid. l.a., dallas and tulsa, oklahoma, among cities that have expressed interest. the u.s. hasn't hosted a summer games since back in 1996 down in atlanta. salt lake city was the last to stage the winter games in 2002. >> happening now, public works crews in san francisco were with busy trying to clean up a water main break that caused a mess in the north beach neighborhood. we are now learning it could take longer than expected. bob riddell with with why crews say the break is bigger than they thought. >> reporter: it could be several hours before they get the break fixed. the good news is water service has been restored to the homes on filbert shut down earlier. why? the water department thought it was a six inch line so they shut it off. turns out that wasn't the line. it was a 12-inch line that was under the kron create slab. the 12-inch line you wonder why t
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00am PST
important as the u.s. supreme court prepares to hear landmark marriage equality cases next month. >> this morning, starting at 8:00, santa clara control will use aerial spraying to stop vicious biting mosquitoes from hatching. a helicopter is scheduled to begin spraying 700 acres of marsh in a national wildlife refuge including two marshes, and they say the spraying will last four hours and usually reduces the population of the mosquitoes in the south bay area by 90 percent, a big portion. >> 5:08. for the guys who forgot the valentine's day, how is the weather? >> you have to do it, foggy or not. >> no drugstore perfume? >> what? what? back to the drawing board. fog is the story this morning. sunshine this afternoon and you cannot say, wait, i give you valentine's day, it does not work. i can, maybe. no, kidding. here you go, the offshore wind is developing as high pressure is developing over our inland neighborhood and because of that it has trapped the moisture in the lowest layers at 700' is all depth we have. it will fade quickly when the sun comes up and we have total sunsh
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
several east coast cities this may on behalf of the british government. it will be his first u.s. visit since the las vegas trip last year where naked pictures of the prince surfaced showing him partying in a hotel suite. interesting that he is not coming out west and not repeating the trip to las vegas. >> because not everyone in las vegas stayed in vegas. >> golfing superstar joining president obama on the greens. >> parents reveal their true intentions on why they are@ñ >> san rafael, south bay, pleasanton and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> on this holiday monday, good on morning, a good day to get ready for the rain tomorrow. starting off cloudy with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's, and we will have a cooler breeze, keep us in the low-to-mid 50's through noon and the better part of the afternoon and could spike to the upper 50's for an hour but some pockets of sunshine and this evening, dry, upper 40's to 50's. a chance in the morning of showers and steady rain from mid-morning to early afternoon, and it will be brighter and slightly warmer on wednesday and a smaller cha
NBC
Feb 22, 2013 5:00am PST
for manufacturing in both europe and the u.s. the dow posted its worst two-day drop of the year. broader s&p index set for its first weekly loss in the past eight weeks. no economic data today. earnings from abercrombie & fitch will steer the markets. dow fell nearly 47 points and will open trade today at 13,880. nasdaq fell to 3131. futures are higher going into the opening bell. >> we'll watch for that whitman interview. looking ahead to next week, apple holds its shareholders meeting and one shareholder in particular wants your attention. david einhorn held a strategy meeting thursday trying to rally other shareholders into pressuring apple to create a special class of stock which would pay out a permanent dividend. apple has $100 billion or more in cash it's not using. companies resist playing regular dividends because it's a sign the company is not cool anymore. it's not a young startup. a mature company with no major growth ahead of it. if you have 100 billion or more sitting around with no idea what to do with it, that is a sign you're not a growth company any way even if you don't give it
NBC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
" exposing the epidemic of rape in the u.s. military. newsom is married to california's lieutenant governor, former san francisco mayor gavin newsom. >>> our own marla tellez had a great interview with her. also emeryville's picxar nominated for "brave." >> we are following the breaking news out of south africa. oscar pistorius will be released on bail. >> also we have the update on the vegas shooting from yesterday. a big-time scene out there. rapper from oakland killed. we'll update you on both stories coming up. >>> breaking news in south africa. olympian oscar pistorius will be released on bail. "today in the bay's" marla tellez has been monitoring the developments all morning long and with us live in the newsroom with the latest. a lot of emotion going on there. >> right when the judge handed down his decision just moments ago, the court erupted with emotion and we're getting word that oscar pistorius is sobbing in tears as you can imagine. the magistrate spoke for more than two hours and explained his decision to allow pistorius to be released on bail. he said "it has not been establi
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
. >>> 6:26. under attack. coming up, how the u.s. government is responding to a growing cyber security threat. >> olympic runner oscar pistorius in court for the bail hearing what police say they found while searching his bedroom. >> most of the water is on but now they have to dig up the road. i'm live at the seen of the san francisco water main break next. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. believe i'm just glitz and glam when i'm so much more. i'm downtown and ocean front. my nights are just as busy as my days. the arts are my passion. food my obsession. and when you finally think you know me. you'll realize, there's still so much more to discover. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at discoverlosangeles.com ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to spring. get the poulan blower vac for just $79 at lowe's today. >>> went in to brush my teeth and wash my face and there was no water. >> a big mess in a big city. san francisco residents wake up with no water. >> they are planning on digging up filbert street behi
KRON
Feb 22, 2013 7:00am PST
. he is being released on a $1 million bail. that is about $112,000 in u.s. dollars. >> the investigation continues into what caused the crane to collapse while working on the bay bridge. to get you more news faster we will go to mike pelton. >> if you take a look that some of the video that we shot just a that you concede that the crane is on its side. it was molding temporary support from the bridge when it tumbled over. the crane was sitting at a never fell into the water when it tumbled over. officials said that the bridge was not damaged that it just ripped off some paint. when is the status as a were shocked. >> i heard a huge crash. it was just a mass of amount coming down. >> it was not a natural thing, it was definitely an accident. i was hoping that no one was hurt. >> unfortunately, the crane did not damage or hurt anyone. once the investigation is wrapped up that will begin to take down the temporary supports and they stated that despite the crane collapsed and this will not push back the opening of the new bridge that is set for labor day weekend. >> two
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
with generic >>> there is no more enduring image in world war ii than this picture of marines raising the u.s. flag over iwo jima as they took control of the japanese island in a battle that began 68 years ago today. most folks have seen the famous sculpture, but few know the history behind it, a history of lost and found told by jim axelrod tonight. >> this was hand-carved by a marine on guadalcanal. >> reporter: he started accumulating military artifacts when he was 10 years old. >> but the actual first announcement of the end of world war ii -- >> reporter: rodney brown's collection of world war ii memorabilia is now one of the world's largest. >> this poster was reproduced hundreds of thousands of times. >> reporter: but it's one piece in particular that sets brown's collection apart. this is the original iwo jima monument. it was inspired by combat photographer joe rosenthal's picture of five marines and a sailor raising the american flag during a battle that cost 6,000 u.s. lives. sculptor felix de weldon was so moved, he used his own money to create
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 5:00am PST
a food of snow -- foot of snow today. the central u.s. will be hit by winter storm q, they have winter storm warnings from kansas anarch saw and missouri yesterday shows no signs of it stopping either. it shows at least the reason for one death. >>> they have a new set of ice scrapers and flip-flops and snow shoes, is that arizona? winter storm caught the folks off guard as you can imagine dumping rain snow and hail, it closed down sporting events, school was postponed, they had snowball fights in arizona. amazing. >> i know. >> 5:41 is the time right now new information about that deadly explosion at kansas city restaurant, the surveillance video released and the reason firefighters were called to the restaurant before the blast. >>> plus a weekend brawl, bombing a -- prompting a discussion how to make one place safer and we will tell you how this is part of a bigger problem. >>> good morning, traffic on the sunole grade looks good and we will tell you more about the bay area weather and more on traffic coming up. [ male announcer ] are you a business traveler who can withstand the pe
NBC
Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
challenge, this one from the u.s. government and it could cost him millions of dollars. more about that, coming up in a few moments. >>> if you are a parent, likely it's happened. your parents whining and crying about not wanting to go to bed. >> never. never, sawyer. >> one little boy in massachusetts took it a step further. called 911. mom and dad, i'll show you. a tale of the tape and what his mom had to say about it, coming up. >> that is a good one. may have tried karoke singing, chances are, you have never done it inside a taxi. we'll show you -- introduce you to the karoke cab. a big hit. you can see why. jena rocking it out. and we'll give it a whirl on the plaza. may want to turn down the sound for that part. >> hard to top the rehearsal, 6:00 out on the cold plaza. >> out there in the rain. >> with nothing to drink. >> maybe we will be warmed up in the next couple of hours. >> no water? >> you know what i meant. karoke. >>> we begin with wintry weather hitting coast to coast. dylan is tracking the storm. keeping you busy. >> for sure. we have a lot of wet weather to talk about
FOX
Feb 17, 2013 7:00am PST
will be held in u.s. cities. including washington d.c. and it is scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. 35,000 people are expected to attend marches nationwide. >> pope benedict the xvi announced his retirement. >> ♪ this is the second to last prayer before he steps down. that only attracts a few thousand people. today, as can you see there, 150,000 people showed up. benedict will retire on february 28th. the vatican said they will try to choose a new pope sooner than expected so a pope will be in place by holy week. >> they are considering landmark legislation on immigration reform. >> they have a draft proposal from the white house and allow illegal immigrants to become permanent residents within eight years. >> there are 11 million illegal immigrants and they could apply for a newly created is visa. and provide more security funding by the immigration status of the new hires. >> a woman is in the hospital after being hit by a muni bus. >> it happened yesterday afternoon at lake merced boulevard. and the person had serious injuries. the muni driver is undergoing standard drug and alcoh
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Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
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ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am PST
may have robbed three banks, two in less than an hour. police say a man walked into the u.s. bank branch inside the safe s way on commerce boulevard yesterday and demanded money from the teller and left. 45 minutes later a man robbed a bank at safeway and the suspect acted if he was amended but never showed a weapon. witnesses description match add suspect from a hold up at a chase bank two weeks ago, hispanic, between 5' 4" and 5' 6" with bleached hair. there is a $25,000 reward if capture. >> be prepared for delays if you travel through san francisco international airport starting tonight. one of the two runways used for arrivals at sfo will be closed for federal safety upgrades. the closure starts tonight at 10:00 and lasts until 8:00 a.m. on monday morning. the 60 flights an hour are reduced to 30 during the upgrade work. >> time for a check on our weather forecast the day after valentine's day. hope your relationship survived. >> i am sure everyone is okay. we will talk about yours during the break. >> i am good. >> mike? you are sitting down and i am standing up, main my bad
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Feb 20, 2013 11:00am PST
francisco is being looked at by the u.s. olympic committee as a possible host committee for the 2024 summer games sending letters to the mayors of 35 cities seeing if they are interested in putting together a bid including san francisco, san jose, and sacramento. they last had the olympics in the united states in atlanta. the former mayor tried to get them for the 2012 games but it fizzled. >> if you are a fan of facial hair, men with beers could be healthier than those without. in san francisco, former giants pitcher wilson was all about the beard. a study from australia says facial hair not only protects against the sun but it also slows down the aging process. according to researcher, the beard keeps your face moisturized and raises the temperature of your neck and can help to battle colds. >> it is iron ironic that it makes you look older but health-wise it has an anti-aging effect. >> and look at that baby face. >> thank you. >> i need to go to the gym, thanks for reminding me. or go for a jog, it is a great day for that. live doppler 7 hd shows it is clear. there is not hardly a cloud
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Feb 20, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> san francisco is being looked at by the u.s. olympic committee as a possible host committee for the 2024 summer games sending letters to the mayors of 35 cities seeing if they are interested in putting together a bid including san francisco, san jose, and sacramento. they last had the olympics in the united states in atlanta. the former mayor tried to get them for the 2012 games but it fizzled. >> if you are a fan of facial hair, men with beers could be healthier than those without. in san francisco, former giants pitcher wilson was all about the beard. a study from australia says facial hair not only protects against the sun but it also slows down the aging process. according to researcher, the beard keeps your face moisturized and raises the temperature of your neck and can help to battle colds. >> it is iron ironic that it makes you look older but health-wise it has an anti-aging effect. >> and look baby face. >> thank you. >> i need to go to the gym, thanks for reminding me. or go for a jog, it is a great day for that. live doppler 7 hd shows it is clear. there is not ha
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> the president of the u.s. chamber of commerce is urging congress to raise the federal gasoline tax to pay for rebuilding roads and bridges across the country. chamber of commerce president tom donahue made the suggestion at a house hearing on how to fund the construction of new roads and businesses. in his state of the union speech, president obama proposed 50 billion in new spending on infrastructure projects. but few lawmakers support the idea of increasing the gas tax. i just got a funny thought. i don't think many drivers would like that. >> no. >>> 7:07. by the way, happy valentine's day. >> you, too. >> that leads us right to sal. you know what's happening on the roads. >> reporter: we look pretty good. the traffic is moderately avenue in some areas. let's take a look at what we have now with the bay bridge. a little bit of fog. steve and i have been talking about the fog all morning long. it looks like it's a little bit foggier than it was a minute ago. backed up for about a 20-minute delay. also this morning, we're looking at the commute here. if you are driving on 880 northbound
KRON
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
had good news for the airlines. american airlines and u.s. airways have announced that they will join forces to create the world's largest airline. the new carrier will keep the american airlines named. it will be random by u.s. airways ceo of dell the parkedoug parker, while american airline ceo tom horton will become chairman. this deal has been the work since august when creditors forced american airlines to consider a merger. >> the time now is 7:12 a.m.. we will take a quick break. here is a shot from our mount tam. >> >> happy valentine's day. thank you for waking up with kron 4. now >> it is a foggy start for some of us. the visibility is down for some of us. visibility is have a mile for mountain view. it is 10 mi. for just about everyone else. uses certainly drive with extra caution. we are still above the freezing mark. santa rosa is waking up to 35 degrees is currently 42 and that's-this is the perfect time to be outside to enjoy a picnic. check out the north bay santa rosa may see some 70's perry ed they will start to spread as we head into the afternoon pripet the majorit
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Feb 20, 2013 5:00am PST
nuclear test because of u.s. hostility. the video was posted on an account affiliated with the north korean government agency showing a blazing fire super imposed over footage of president obama and ends with a simulation of a nuclear device exploding underground. another video posted this month showed american cities attacked by missiles after a string of rhetoric against the united states. >> san francisco will be well represented when the new american version of al-jazeera hits the air with a bureau and san francisco and other united states cities. they paid $500 million to buy san francisco's-based current tv last year and convert to al-jazeera america focusing on international news. >> and al gore was the founder of country tv. >> now the weather forecast. >> a cold lock -- look at the weather. we are talking about temperatures that are running in the 30's, 40's, and colder and 20's. live doppler 7 hd shows nothing but dry air this morning. now, the temperatures, we are running 41 in san francisco and oakland. check out san carlos at 39, 35 right new in san jose and livermore al
CBS
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
over the weekend. it calls for a path to u.s. citizenship for illegal immigrants but wouldn't be granted permanent status until eight years after the bill is enacted. congressional republicans, after president obama let bipartisan congressional talks take the lead. the administration insists this is only a back up plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if the ongoing attacks between republicans and democrats break down. >> some republicans also criticized the draft plan for not addressing border security. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez returned to his home country. he had been in cuba for cancer surgery and medical treatment. they say chavez will continue his treatment at a military hospital in caracas. the 58-year-old president has not spoken publicly since he left for cuba. >>> it's not clear what led mindy mccready to take her own life at age 37. she was found dead on the front personal knowledge of her house in arkansas. her death -- porch of her house in arkansas. her death comes a month after her boyfriend killed himse
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
regulated industry, the cruise lines when it comes to u.s. regulations. >> reporter: in fact, if the ship sank property damage is limited to $100 per room and a death is limited to just $60,000. >> we're not compensated for trauma, emotional distress, the breach of the criminal. all of this type of stuff they have contracted away and said i will not be part of a class action suit. i will not go to trial. i will have it arbitrated. >> reporter: how does this play with visitors? >> i don't think there's a good enough deal for me to want to be on a cruise ship. >> i was already discouraged. so absolutely no. >> reporter: one woman was more forgiving. >> you hear a lot about it but it's not like every other cruise ship. >> reporter: in perspective complete fiascoes such as this are relatively rare. >> one of the trapped passengers made it home to northern california today. what surprised her when she finally made it back to dry land. >> students and teachers are mourning the death of a 14-year- old student who was hit and killed by a car yesterday afternoon. police say hasanti white was cross
KRON
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
this week, housing starts, building personal its, and existing home sales, also u.s. manufacturing will be in focus, just as the dow is holding below the 14,000 mark. >>> and in england, bbc reporters walking off the job for 42 hours to protest job cuts. the union saying poor decision- making by bbc leadership is leading to quality journalism being compromised. now some 2,000 more jobs are at risk, after 7,000 have been cut. >>> and makers mark bourbon won't be watered down at all. the move was to help keep up with global demand by stretching thefully supply, but after hearing the outrage, the maker said today they will resume full strength bourbon production, so it will stay 90 proof. they were considering cutting it to 84 proof. >>> we'll be back in a couple of americans with more on this holiday, presidents day. look at the bay bridge approach. gold 0en gate has been the same. it's very quiet out there right now, and it's cloudy and cool initial oakland right now. 50 degrees. only going to get up to 57 this afternoon. medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? h
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
military honor. keating, afghanistan, 2009, oo 200 u.s. soldiers against nearly 400 call ban. enemy fire from every direction. three u.s. soldiers killed in the first hour. >> they held out as long as they could but the overwhelming fire made it impossible to do anything but sit there and take it. >> staff sergeant clinton romesha took out an enemy machine squad before grenade shrapnel blasted his hip, arm and neck. but he kept on fighting. >> i knew i had been hit but i could still walk and talk and run. i was good to go. >> thinking victory was theirs, the taliban fighters entered the out post. >> they think we're all dead. all right, guys, let's get them for this and let's show them we're still here and still kicking. >> eight u.s. soldiers were killed and romesha led the firefight to drive the taliban out and get the bodice of his american comrades. >> you won't beat down that spirit that we will win. we were going to win that battle. >> this week, president obama awarded romesha the medal of honor. >> this is our nation's highest military declaration. it reflects the gratitude of ou
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Feb 22, 2013 7:00am PST
causing travel problems around the u.s. dean reynolds is in libertyville, illinois north of chicago. dean, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. the storm seems to be tapering off a bit after dropping about three to four inches of snow around here but that was more than enough to create plenty of problems. as the wintry storm blew across illinois, its impact was painfully easy to describe. >> freezing and blowing, terrible cold. >> reporter: overnight traffic crawled to a near standstill here as the snow began to fall stranding some cars. it's part of the same massive system that crippled kansas. parts of that state got nearly a foot and a half of snow and that's not all. mix of thunder and lightning made for an unusual weather event called thunder snow. across the midwest, icy, snowy roads created treacherous driving conditions. >> you can't see the road. ice, it's dangerous. >> reporter: on one slick road a mini van slid directly into a stoplight before the giant pole came crashing down and in the town of lawrence kansas a car eru
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
investigating ni nasa ames for the past four years. the congressmen say the u.s. attorney's office in northern california wants to bring criminal charges but has been blocked by the justice department. the u.s. attorney's office denies that claim. business and tech reporter scott mcgrew is looking into the story and will bring us updates throughout the morning. >>> right now a developing story from south africa where olympic athlete oscar pistorius has just been taken back to jail after being charged in court with killing his girlfriend inside of his home. prosecutors now accusing him of premeditated murder. "today in the bay's" chrkris sanchez is live in our newsroom. we understand that pistorius sat through that hearing breaking down crying as family members watched stunned in that courtroom. >> we went more than once as he sat in court to be formally charged with the murder of his girlfriend as you said. pistorius walked into that court in a dark gray suit and a tie but then quickly lost his composure. he is charged with murder for now. prosecutors say they will ask the judge to consider th
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Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
's one week from today to file a friend of the court brief. the u.s. supreme court will take up prop 8 next month on march 26th. live in san francisco, marla tellez, "today in the bay." >> thanks, marla. >>> it's 6:33 right now. we can say thank you to mother nature. christina loren is sprinkling sunshine our way. >> she gets the credit. so close to the weekend. now we're getting a spectacular sunrise over the san francisco bay this morning. you can see the camera for now holding steady although it's breezy out there to start the day. this is san jose now. we have cloud cover overhead but mostly clear sky to start the day and temperatures are going to be mild today. touch warmer than yesterday. we're definitely more on the mild side this morning. a lot of that cold air was able to mix out yesterday from the cold front that came through and brought us snow showers to mt. hamilton. i'll show you how much snow stuck around overnight on mt. hamilton. stick around for that. right now you notice on your wind speed chart we have quite a few minutes coming directly out of the west and for us t
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
to the meeting because they are frustrated that the u.s. and europe have refused to provide arms and other aid and create a no-fly zone. secretary clinton had proposed that along with defense secretary leon panetta last year, at least proposed arming and training some rebel groups but the president rejected that plan last year. tomorrow, of course, the biggest problem, the biggest obstacle that the new secretary of state, john kerry, will face to getting rid of the assad regime is russia. he will meet tomorrow in berlin with the russian foreign leader. that's a very big challenge. as he continues what he's calling a listening tour, nine countries in 11 days. natalie? >> andrea mitchell, traveling with the secretary in london, this morning, thank you. # >>> more legal trouble for the >>> more legal trouble for the pistorius family this morning as it's revealed the so-called blade runner's older brother is facing vehicular manslaughter charges for the death of a woman in a 2008 auto accident. meantime oscar pistorius is free on bail as he awaits murder charges in the death of reeva steenka steen
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 5:00am PST
house about the attack the on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> one of the senate's longest running members won't seek re- election. new jersey democrat frank lautenberg announced yesterday he will retire at the end of his term in january 2015. the 89-year-old has served the garden state and the senate since 1982 except for a brief two-year retirement that ended in 2003. >>> illinois is a step closer to legalizing same-sex marriage. the state senate approved it yesterday. the bill now heads to the statehouse where it could face a tough battle. governor quinn has vowed to sign it if it reaches his desk. >>> coming up, the eyes of college basketball right here on the bay area last flight. >> plus, no chance to stop it. a stunning soccer goal that earned the play of the day. ♪ yeeeowwww! ♪ ♪ hot mess hot mess hot mess ♪ ♪ you're a hot kind of love you set me on fire ♪ ♪ you spice up my night feed my every desire ♪ jack's one hit wonder is now a burger. the hot mess is loaded with spicy jalapeños, onion rings and gooey pepper jack cheese.
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00am PST
is making a final push to keep the company run. a u.s. district judge told them they would have to close at point reyes. the company's 40-year permit to harvest oysters expired in november. >>> authorities believe they have a motive in the newtown, connecticut shooting. the other infamous murder per adam lanza believed he was competing with. >> plus a mountain lion trapped a man on a hiking trail. how he got away without a scratch. >> going for a spin. daredevil trick that will have you holding your breath. did he make it? we'll show you coming up. >> we'll have to see. and what is cool about your school? you can submit your nomination on our website, very easy to do, just go to cbssf.com/coolschool. and we may come out and feature your school right here on our show. it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and
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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
on a special letter from the u.s. olympic committee to the bay area. >> have more days like this they will want to bring the olympics here. what a change from yesterday to today. how long does this change stick around? which weekend day is going to be sunnier and milder? golden gate in the distance, sunshine everywhere. your forecast next. couple is rudely awakened to find intruders in their home. t it's what the >>> it's a shocking ordeal that could terrify anyone. a sleeping couple is rudely awakened to find intruders in their home. but it's what they did next that could have neighbors on poplar avenue in santa cruz talking for weeks to come. kpix 5 reporter da lin on how it ended. >> reporter: this is the house here, liz. husband and wife team fought off two dumb robbers. in fact, one of those robbers was actually drunk at the time of the home invasion robbery. the fight ended here on the front lawn with the husband and wife sitting on top of one of the robbers the robber's baggy pants fell off. >> the lights turn on and i kind of sit
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Feb 18, 2013 4:00am PST
the economy and the effects of the american and u.s. airways big merger. >>> a major distillery has heard your protests. maker's mark bourbon will not be rusie inine ining -- reducin alcohol content. beginning this morning, bottles will be back to 90 proof. the company heard thousands of bourbon drinkers. >> glad they got my letters. glad they did. well done, fellas. >>> the latest "diehard" movie lived well. opening as the top film at the weekend box office. "a good day to die hard" is the fifth installment in the bruce willis action series that, believer it or not, began in 1988, 25 years ago. and sweetly, it took in $25 million over the weekend. "identity thief" right behind at $23 million. and "safe haven" in third. with $21 million. yippee ki-ya once again for bruce willis. >>> coming up next on this monday, the shocking slap. an airline passenger hitting the toddler next to him. now he's out of a job. >>> and from kobe to king james, an all-star wrap-up from the nba. opinion [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the b
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